Posts Tagged ‘my mom’
My mom was thrilled that I was learning base 2 when I was in fifth grade. You know base 2? Unlike base 10, which has ten digits, 0-9, base 2 only has two digits, 0 and 1.
1= 1 base 2
2= 10 base 2
3= 11 base 2
4= 100 base 2
5= 101 base 2
and so on
She was excited because, I was told, base 2 is used Read the rest of this entry »
I was watching Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, talk about the book they wrote together.
In the interview, Cooper said that he “realized there were many things that neither of them actually knew about the other. We decided, on her 91st birthday, to change the conversation that we have and the way we talk to each other.”
“According to Vanderbilt, it was all done by email.”
“‘I think we’re both at a place where both of us didn’t want to leave anything unsaid,’ Cooper added.”
It struck me, HARD Read the rest of this entry »
An astonishingly large number of the photos in her possession were taken in the backyard of 13 Maple Street, Binghamton, NY Read the rest of this entry »
I had written a post on Sunday, January 30 about my mother’s stroke two days earlier, and my need to trek down to Charlotte, NC. But I didn’t actually post it until Wednesday, February 2, the day she died. I was there when it happened.
When I finally got back to what had been my mother’s house, Read the rest of this entry »
It’s Tuesday, November 17, the last day that the Spectrum 8 Theatre will be under the current ownership. Come Friday, November 20, the cinema will reopen under the control of the chain, Landmark Theaters.
The current owners insist the new company will keep it just the same. Read the rest of this entry »